[Distutils] Building an egg from Subversion using zc.buildout

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Jan 29 02:21:39 CET 2007

At 10:52 PM 1/28/2007 +0000, Martin Aspeli wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > At 04:25 PM 1/28/2007 -0600, Ian Bicking wrote:
> >> Is there a way to do find-links in buildout?  I think so, maybe named
> >> something like find-links.  Then you'd point at a page that has the link
> >> with #egg=....  IIRC you have to point find-links at a real HTML page.
> >
> > Not for easy_install, you don't.  If buildout doesn't support it, that's a
> > bug or limitation of buildout.
>Okay, then given that I'm trying to install the egg at
>http://svn.plone.org/svn/plone/plone.portlets/trunk which is called
>plone.portlets, what should the find-link and the egg name + version
>specifier be?

If you look at the setup.py and setup.cfg that are there, it would appear 
you want to use #egg=plone.portlets-0.1dev as your tag and 
plone.portlets>=0.1dev as your requirement.

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